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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1935.37.71
Title
Door God: General in Operatic Stage Costume Holding a Battle Axe, with Two Attendants
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Sichuan province, Jiajiang
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/206379
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; with printed shop inscription reading "Dong Da Xing Fa" ("Flourishing Dong Da Xing"). Probably from Jiajiang, Sichuan; possible pair with 1935.37.70; compare with 1935.37.125.
Dimensions
paper: 33.2 x 17.7 cm (13 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Carl Schuster, Esq.
Accession Year
1935
Object Number
1935.37.71
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Felicity Lufkin, Folk Art and Modern Culture in Republican China, Lexington Books (Lanham, Boulder, New York, and London, 2016), p. 131, fig. 5.9

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